Now Hiring: Communications Coordinator, Part time

CFAN is looking for a part time Communications Coordinator to lead all areas of CFAN’s strategic communications plan.  Reporting to the Executive Director, the Communications Coordinator will support and further CFAN’s strategic direction through external and internal communications, including social and traditional media outreach, supporting CFAN membership activities and events, as well as supporting fund development and marketing activities.

Job Responsibilities:

  • Working with the Executive Director, develop and execute CFAN’s agency strategic communications plan
  • Lead all CFAN external communications tactics, including
  • Developing and updating key messages for a variety of projects and issues
  • Developing and implementing CFAN’s social media strategy
  • Developing and implementing CFAN’s news media outreach and monitoring strategy
  • Managing CFAN brand and identity
  • Managing website, updating and creating content for CFAN’s website
  • Creating and sending the monthly newsletter
  • Maintain e-mail distribution lists
  • Create, update, and maintain stock of branded print materials such as brochures, annual report, fact sheets
  • Represent CFAN at public events as required
  • Assist with planning CFAN events such as FASD Day
  • Support CFAN membership, including
  • Lead CFAN’s annual membership drive
  • Maintain membership records and distribution lists
  • Lead regular membership and/or broader network activities such as professional or caregiver meetings, wellness or information events
  • Support other CFAN activities, including
  • Fund development, grant writing
  • Providing editing/formatting/proof-reading to Executive Director and staff for letters and communications
  • Supporting CFAN research activities
  • Other duties as assigned


  • Post-secondary degree in communications or marketing or equivalent combination of education and relevant experience
  • At least 2 years’ relevant experience in communications or marketing in a non-profit settin

Skills and abilities:

  • Experience developing and executing organizational strategic communications plans
  • Proficient in social media management and traditional media outreach
  • Proficient in managing and creating content for website using a content management system (Squarespace)
  • Proficient in using Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Acrobat
  • Excellent writing, editing, design, layout and project management abilities
  • Strong communication and interpersonal skills to collaborate with a broad range of stakeholders – experience facilitating meetings, events an asset
  • Strong ability to interpret complex data (such as medical/social research studies) to present to a variety of stakeholders
  • Excellent project management and organizational skills – event management experience an asset
  • Keen attention to detail
  • Strong level of professionalism and maturity
  • Strong computer software skills including Microsoft Office, Adobe InDesign, Photoshop, Illustrator
  • Strong administrative, planning and reporting skills
  • Ability to be a strong team player as well as work independently

For consideration, send resume and cover letter to Richard, at

This position will be posted until a suitable candidate is found, only those considered will be contacted. No calls please.